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Corsini, David A. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1972
Results showed that kindergarten children remember best under conditions in which both verbal and nonverbal stimulus cues are available. (Author)
Descriptors: Cues, Data Analysis, Kindergarten Children, Learning Modalities
Corsini, David A. – 1988
This report describing family day care in Denmark is based on discussions with early childhood professionals in Denmark. Regulations for conducting family day care are set out in national guidelines which focus on: (1) supervision of children and providers by a trained child care professional who oversees not more than 50 children; (2) selection…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Improvement, Family Day Care
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Corsini, David A. – Young Children, 1991
Describes the supervised family day care system in Denmark. Discusses the role of the supervisor, regulations regarding homes and providers, the income and expenses of providers, training, and operational aspects of family day care. Suggests ways in which the Danish model can be adapted to family day care in the United States. (SH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Family Day Care
Corsini, David A.; Doyle, Karen – 1979
The study described in this paper examined the degree to which temperament trait characteristics of young children are perceived in a similar way by mothers and preschool teachers. Temperament ratings were obtained from mothers and from preschool teachers for 38 preschool children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 5 years of age. The children were…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Early Childhood Education, Emotional Adjustment, Individual Characteristics
Corsini, David A.; Rho, Lois – 1990
A study evaluated the effectiveness of the Stephen August Early Intervention Center in Cheshire, Connecticut, an early intervention center serving children with developmental delays or at risk for developing such delays, and their families. Data on 130 center participants' later special or regular education status, and a teacher rating of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Early Intervention, Elementary School Students, Followup Studies
Corsini, David A.; And Others – 1979
This paper reports characteristics of mothers in a special needs preschool program and describes features of the program. Children in the program range in mental test performance from untestable to superior and in severity of problem from mild to severe. The program provides informal assessment and parent staff discussions along with opportunities…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Emotional Problems, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children
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Corsini, David A.; And Others – Young Children, 1988
Provides a conceptual framework for describing family day-care services in terms of eight aspects of family day care and the regulation and support of systems. Research and policy implications are considered. (BB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Policy Formation, Program Content
Caruso, Grace-Ann L.; Corsini, David A. – 1991
A random sample of 95 toddlers in day care was rated by parents on the Child Behavior Checklist/2-3 (CBCL/2-3). Toddlers received nonparental care an average of 33 hours per week and the majority began day care by 5 months of age. The sample consisted of middle-class toddlers in medium-size cities in Connecticut. Day care was from relatives,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Caregivers, Child Rearing, Comparative Analysis
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Marcus, Terri L.; Corsini, David A. – Child Development, 1978
Mothers and fathers of 40 preschool children equally distributed by child gender and socioeconomic status (low and middle) were asked to predict the level of success for their child on 4 achievement-type tasks. (Author/JMB)
Descriptors: Achievement, Expectation, Parent Attitudes, Preschool Children
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Doherty, William J.; Corsini, David A. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 1976
This research investigates the relationship between creativity as a cognitive process and the level of moral reasoning as well as the relationship between moral reasoning level and various combinations of creativity and intelligence. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Students, Creativity, Creativity Research
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Corsini, David A.; Berg, Allan J. – Child Development, 1973
Examines the interrelationships of task performances and developmental changes of 4-, 6-, and 8-year-olds. Significant developmental changes were observed on transposition, cue interference, and spatial memory. The pattern of intercorrelations between tasks suggested a high degree of correspondence across tasks. (ST)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cognitive Development, Discrimination Learning, Measurement
Siegel, Alexanders W; Corsini, David A. – J Educ Psychol, 1969
Research supported in part by a Public Health Service Fellowship (MH-6668) and by Grant M-3519 from the National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Public Health Service.
Descriptors: Attention, Cognitive Processes, Discrimination Learning, Educational Psychology
Corsini, David A.; Caruso, Grace-Ann – 1989
The expenses and sources of income for two supervised family day care (SFDC) systems in Denmark, where SFDC is the national family day care model, are compared with two supervised systems in Connecticut, where SFDC is rare, as in the United States generally. SFDC differs from family day care in general by the systematic involvement of trained…
Descriptors: Budgets, Comparative Analysis, Costs, Early Childhood Education
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Caruso, Grace-Ann; Corsini, David A. – Early Education and Development, 1994
Ninety-four toddlers in child care were rated by parents on the Child Behavior Checklist/2-3. A comparison of scores for the present sample with scores for a normative sample and prevalent data in literature found fewer children with behavior problems in the present sample than the normative sample, suggesting the importance of contextual factors…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Behavior Rating Scales, Comparative Analysis, Day Care